Are you a Claims Ninja? Does researching and analyzing a complex book of claims light a fire inside you? If so, why don’t you apply for the Claims Analyst position!
Position: Cyber Claims Analyst
Reporting to: Sr. Vice President of Claims (Media & Technology)
Location: Atlanta or San Francisco
About the US Claims team:
The US Claims team at Hiscox is a growing group of professionals with experience across private practice and in house roles, working together to provide the ultimate product we offer to the market. Claims counsel and analysts are empowered to manage their claims directly with high levels of authority to provide fair and fast resolution of claims for our insured and broker partners. With strong growth across the US business, the Claims team is focused on delivering profitability while reinforcing Hiscox’s strong brand built on a long history of outstanding claims handling.
Role, Team & Responsibilities:
Claims Analysts are responsible for analyzing policy coverage, drafting coverage letters, managing, monitoring and resolving first party losses and general liability claims asserted against our insureds under our Technology, Media, Entertainment and Cyber policies. Superior claims service is central to our corporate culture and brand. Claims Analyst are an integral part of our in-house claims servicing team. This is not a “back office” role. Claims Analyst interact directly and daily with our clients and business partners, so a passion for superior customer service and professionalism are key characteristics of the role.
Claims analysts are responsible for triaging claim submissions, obtaining pertinent documents in conjunction with claim submissions, resolving basic claims, and acting as the first point of contact for claim inquiries and questions. Strong customer service skills are essential to this role as there will be significant daily interactions with clients and business partners. Role also requires working directly with Claims Operations, Claims Analysts, and Claims Counsel to ensure superior claim service is provided to customers.
Performing all core aspects of professional and general liability claims management, including but not limited to:
Act as a first point of contact on various claims call and inquiries
Draft complex coverage letters includingrequests for additional information, coverage letters, reservations of rights and denial letters to our clients and brokers across a variety of business classes.
Actively monitor litigation and managing the deployment of local defense counsel
Review and analyze claim documentation and legal filings
Correspond with clients and external counsel to obtain timely status updates
Identify emerging liability exposures
Maintain electronic claim files
Identify and maximize claim settlement opportunities
Liaise directly on daily basis with outside attorneys, insureds and brokers
Manage opening instructions for the Media line of business
Manage and handle excess and bordereaux claims for Media, Cyber and Technology lines
Manage payment for our defense counsel and other outside experts for the above lines.
Issue substantive coverage correspondence to our clients and brokers
4 years of work experience as a liability claims analyst or adjuster, or a paralegal at a law firm with exposure to liability claims
An active insurance adjuster’s license issued by the State of Georgia strongly preferred
Experience with Cyber or Privacy Breach insurance is ideal
Highly professional with a passion for great customer service, including a strong ability to establish a positive rapport with our clients, brokers and business partners
Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Team-oriented, with ability to excel in a collegial environment
At Hiscox our spirit is in Challenging Convention and everything we do is guided by our Values.
- Courage: Do the right thing however hard
- Quality: World class where it matters
- Integrity: True to our word
- Excellence in Execution: Consistent, timely, efficient delivery
- Human: Firm, fair and inclusive
What Hiscox USA Offers
- Competitive salary and bonus (based on personal & company performance)
- Comprehensive health insurance, Vision, Dental and FSA
- 401(k) with competitive company matching
- 24 Paid time off days
- 10 paid holidays
- Paid sabbatical after 10 years of service
- Dynamic, creative and values-driven culture
- Modern and open office spaces, complimentary fruit and drinks
- Spirit of volunteerism, social responsibility and community involvement, including matching charitable donations for qualifying non-profits via our sister non-profit company, the Hiscox USA Foundation
As an international specialist insurer we are far removed from the world of mass market insurance products. Instead we are selective and focus on our key areas of expertise and strength - all of which is underpinned by a culture that encourages us to challenge convention and always look for a better way of doing things.
We insure the unique and the interesting. And we search for the same when it comes to talented people. Hiscox is full of smart, reliable human beings that look out for customers and each other. We believe in doing the right thing, making good and rebuilding when things go wrong. Everyone is encouraged to think creatively, challenge the status quo and look for solutions.
Scratch beneath the surface and you will find a business that is solid, but slightly contrary. We like to do things differently and constantly seek to evolve. We might have been around for a long time (our roots go back to 1901), but we are young in many ways, ambitious and going places.
Some people might say insurance is dull, but life at Hiscox is anything but. If that sounds good to you, get in touch.
About Hiscox US
Hiscox USA was established in 2006 to focus primarily on the needs of small and middle market commercial clients, via both the broker and direct distribution channels and is today the fastest-growing business unit within the Hiscox Group.
Today, Hiscox USA has a talent force of about 420 employees mostly operating out of 6 major cities - New York, Atlanta, Dallas, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Hiscox USA offers a broad portfolio of commercial products, including technology, cyber & data risk, multiple professional liability lines, media, entertainment, management liability, crime, kidnap & ransom, commercial property and terrorism.
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